Dr. Anthony L. Pometto III

Professor


Email: pometto@clemson.edu
Office: (864)656-4382

Department:
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences

Location:
OFFICE:
238 Poole Agricultural Center

MAILING ADDRESS:
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences
Box 340316
223 Poole Agricultural Center
Clemson, SC 29634-0316


Education:
Ph.D. Bacteriology, Univeristy of Idaho, 1987
M.S. Bacteriology, University of Idaho, 1983
B.S. Biology, George Mason University, 1976

Research interest:
Industrial microbiology; development of novel bioreactors for production of organic acids, alcohols, and enzymes; discovery of natural antimicrobials; bioremediation of wastewaters;

Publications:
Isci, A., J. Himmelsbach, A. L. Pometto III, R. Raman, and R. Anex. 2008. Aqueous Ammonia Soaking of Switchgrass followed by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation. Appl. Biochem. Biotech. 144:69-77.
Shrestha, P., M. Rasmussen, S. K. Khanal, A. L. Pometto III, J (Hans) van Leeuwen. 2008. Saccharification of Corn Fiber by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in Solid-State Fermentation and Subsequent Fermentation of Hydrolysate into Ethanol. J. Ag. Food Chem. 56:3918-3924
Wang, H., T. Wang, L.A. Johnson, and A.L. Pometto III. 2008. Effect of the Corn Breaking Method on Oil Distribution between Stillage Phases of Dry-Grind Corn Ethanol Production. J. Ag. Food Chem. (In Press)
Rasmussen, M.L., P. Shrestha, S.K. Khanal, A.L. Pometto III, J. (Hans) van Leeuwen 2009. Sequential Saccharification of Corn Fiber by the Brown Rot Fungus, Gloeophyllum trabeum, and Ethnaol Production by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J. Biotech. (In Press)
Jasti, N., S. K. Khanal, A. L. Pometto III and J. (Hans) van Leeuwen. 2009. Influence of Selected Operating Parameters on Fungal Production from Corn-Ethanol Wastewater J. Envion. Engineer. (In press)
Karki, B., B.P. Lamsal, D. Grewell, A.L. Pometto III, J. van Leeuwen, S.K. Khanal, and S. Jung. 2009. Functional Properties of Soy Protein Isolate Produced from Ultrasonicated Soy Flakes. J. Am Oil Chem Soc (In Press)
Karki, B., B. P. Lamsal, S. Jung, J. (Hans) van Leeuwen, D. Grewell, A.L. Pometto III, and S. K. Khanal. 2009. Enhancing protein and sugar release from defatted soy flakes using ultrasound technology. J Food Engineering (In Press)

Professional society activity:
Institute of Food Technologist
American Society for Microbiologist

Honors and awards:
R&D 100 Award 2008, J. van Leeuwen, M.L. Rasmussen, S.K. Khanal, and A.L. Pometto III, MycoMax, October 16, 2008
International Water Association Project Innovation Awarded 2008 J. van Leeuwen, M.L. Rasmussen, S.K. Khanal, and A.L. Pometto III, Value-added products from dry-grind corn ethanol stillage by fungal processing.” (Honor Award in the Global category of Applied Research). September 10, 2008, Vienna.

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